What Increases Your Risk
A risk factor is anything that increases your chances of getting sick or having a problem. Risk factors for PMS include:
- A family history of PMS.
- Age. PMS becomes more common as women age through
their 30s, and symptoms sometimes get worse over time.
depression, or other mental health problems. This is a
significant risk factor for premenstrual dysphoric disorder
- Lack of exercise.
- A diet low in vitamin B6, calcium, or magnesium.
- High caffeine intake.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
June 08, 2012
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